Tag Archives : Colville Bay

Shellfish Venture in Souris

Entrepreneur Johnny Flynn juggles multiple businesses and roles “Keep it simple. Stay calm. Specialization is for insects.” These are all words to live by for PEI shellfish producer and retailer Johnny Flynn. Even under the challenge of running more than one business, and filling multiple roles within those operations, it is apparent that he knows how to enjoy every minute…

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Fall Flavours’ Surf and Turf at the Rodd Crowbush made us sing-literally! When Salty asked me if I wanted to blog at this Fall Flavours signature event featuring our Island’s beef and its famous bluefin tuna I didn’t hesitate. “Yes, absolutely!”, was my response. I don’t golf and I don’t surf, and I haven’t had the opportunity yet to savour…

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La Mer director of operations François-Xavier Dehédin

Island Oyster Exports

Island shellfish has a global reputation for quality of product and great suppliers It goes without saying that oysters, alongside Anne of Green Gables, potatoes, and Stompin’ Tom Connors, are Prince Edward Island’s most recognizable exports, to the point that some Islanders may roll their eyes, determined not to be reduced to a set of rustic clichés. But we sometimes…

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Oyster Love

While you brace for yourself for another February day on PEI don’t resent all those folks who leave as soon as the weather turns. Instead, warm yourself inside with the knowledge that oysters taste best in the months with an “r” in their name. Just as fine wines are determined by ‘terroir’ – the relationship of land, sun, and unique…

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